The entire rebirth of thanos thanos quest infinity gauntlet infinity gauntlet aftermath saga is one of my favorite all time comic book sagas. Anthonys comic book art original comic art jack sparling. I appreciate the fact the comic book was just as you described. See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. King savage is alarmed to learn as they meet the prisoner, that it is the same man who tortured him while he was serving a stint in a north korean prison and forced him the secret six are sent into china to extract a communist traitor who the chinese are. It was unique among comic book companies in that it controlled all areas of publishing from editorial to printing to distribution rather than working with outside printers and distributors as did most other publishers.
Jack sparling 1968, silver age art featuring a large image of green lantern hal jordan. Sparling has several credits with the parents magazine press, including real heroes, judy wing, betty fairfield, jack armstrong and pug and curly. The anonymous artist of spaceman appears to have been told to draw like dells resident comic art master, alex toth, with the result being a lot of sparelooking figures and heavy blacks but none of toths sense of design. Photo a vintage halloween a virtual gallery celebrating the greatness of the comics medium, past and present. Combined shipping as well as local pick up are both available. Star hawkins in the case of the blonde bombshell the shadow of the monster the glare of doom dc comic book strange adventures 182 a. In the 1940s, he worked on comic books by lev gleason romance and fawcett nyoka, and did various promotional comics, among others for the american gas association and the steel industry. All these years later, thats my best explanation for why and how i missed out on virtually all the new dc comic book titles that came out in the years 1967 and 1968, in what comics historians gerard jones and will jacobs would later call the dc. I am finding out there are sellers out there that are somewhat. The series featured lee majors as steve austin, a man. May 30, 2017 gwangi comic book adaptation from dell.
Jack sparling drew this cover for the fifth issue of the charlton adaptation of the hit 1970s tv series, six million dollar man. Jack sparling spaceman silver age original dell original. Sparling was born in winnipeg, manitoba, but moved to the united states as a child. See more ideas about comics, comic books and comic books art.
Jaime sommers comes to the aid of one of her students when an attempt is made to kidnap him. Jack sparling comic artist the most popular comic art. The secret six are sent into china to extract a communist traitor who the chinese are holding prisoner. Comic book artist, eisner award winner for best comicsrelated magazine, celebrates the lives and works of great cartoonists, writers and editors from all eras through indepth interviews, feature articles, and unpublished art. Comics gallery 2 as we mentioned in the honor eden spanking, the artist, jack sparling, did another comic strip spanking in mr. Now the processes are mostly done on computers, so these pieces do not exist for newer comics. A blogpodcastmagazine dealing with cult cinema of the past, art, comic books, music or whatever else we feel like talking about. Just today im comparing jonny double also with art by sparling to johnny danger and johnny dynamite pete morisi is one of my alltime favorite comic book artists as is bob powell to post on the facebook retroactive comics group. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle. A postapocalyptic adventure, it was set in the area around new york city, now known as nyark, on an earth devastated by a nuclear war. Jack sparling was a highly prolific artist during the silver age working primarily for dc and dell. I can hardly seem to credit this as an accurate attribution, but ill accept it as fact. Comic art shop search results the largest selection of. All comic art shown is owned or created by our gallery owners at.
Mar 11, 2014 designing these characters, the worlds they protect and how they can live in synergy with words on a page is an art in itself and comic book artists have a huge and worldwide following. Based on the bionic woman tv series 197678 starring lindsay wagner and richard anderson. The fan page debuts future comic book writer bill mantlo and sf artist michael whelan. Hey anthony, im glad to let you know that the package is here safe and sound. It starred jack wheeler and his friends as they get into various carrelated misadventures. Ham fisher created palooka in early 1928, with he comic strip centered on boxing with a schmaltzy storyline and palookas naive charm, and became immensely. I knew his work for various publishers such as harvey, charlton, warren, marvel, dc, dell and gold key. He received his early arts training at the arts and crafts club in new orleans, and later attended the corcoran school of art. See more ideas about comic books art, comic books and comic art. Includes letter by comic book writer and cbg columnist tony isabella. The 10 greatest comic book artists of all time creative bloq. The founder of marvel comics, recently retired from magazine publishing and fat with cash from the 1970 sale of the house of ideas to cadence industries for millions of dollars, wanted to exact revenge from. Jack sparling comic art member gallery results page 2.
Crestwoodfeature was the first of several publishers. These images were taken from the original artworks and used in the production of the comics years ago. Mighty samson was a comic book series published gold key comics. Golden age pioneer joe simon available at sunday internet comics auction. Did len wein once just continue a dc comic for another. Jack abel july 15, 1927 march 6, 1996 was an american comic book artist best known as an inker for leading publishers dc comics and marvel comics. His storytelling, pacing, layout, figure construction and placement, lighting, background and prop design are. Jack sparling artist of essential captain america, vol.
Jack sparling attack of the 50 year old comic books. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Vengeance, incorporated a history of the shortlived comics publisher, atlasseaboard by jon b. Hes best remembered for his work on secret six, the eclipso feature in house of secrets and the unknown soldier feature in star spangled war stories. A callous man builds a machine that can transport locations from the future into the present, but unbeknownst to him, the room that he materializes and enters is part of a future prisons death chamber. Stories and art by jack sparling, vic martin, paul laikin, george tuska, calvin castine, angelo torres, and joe simon. See more ideas about comics, comic books and uncle jack. The founder of marvel comics, recently retired from magazine publishing and fat with cash from the 1970 sale of the house of ideas to cadence industries for millions of dollars, wanted to exact revenge from the new owners for their. The series was created by writer otto binder and artist frank thorne. About the author john edmond jack sparling june 21, 1916 february 15, 1997 was a canadian american comics artist. These gods amongst geeks range from british trailblazer dave gibbons to american legend jack kirby.
As i study jack sparling s artwork more carefully, i find that theres absolutely nothing wrong with it in the pencilling stage. Jack sparlings most popular book is a connecticut yankee in king arthurs court. A vg copy may have an accumulation of minor defects or one or two major ones. Designing these characters, the worlds they protect and how they can live in synergy with words on a page is an art in itself and comic book artists have a huge and worldwide following. Skillfully rendered with a inkwash technique, this cover features a classic scene of two young schoolboys hunted in a dark and spooky cemetery. Jack sparling house of mystery grey tone cover original art dc, here is one of the few dc grey tone available at 2011 november vintage. In the final stages of his comic book career, he worked mainly on western publishing titles like the twilight zone and turok, but he also did contributions to dc and marvel titles. Though the comic adaptation writer is unknown, the art is by jack sparling, who handled everything from westerns to romance to scififantasy, so he was well suited to a movie adaptation with all three elements. In 1976, he drew a licensed welcome back, kotter comic book series for dc.
Original comic art by artist jack sparling gianfranco hey anthony, im glad to let you know that the package is here safe and sound. Nov 03, 2017 jack sparling was a highly prolific artist during the silver age working primarily for dc and dell. Since these comics were drawn by alex toth, one of the greatest artists in comic book history, the comics are actually pretty darn good. Very fine a vf copy has minor defects, but is in overall excellent condition. For western publishings gold key comics, he cocreated the superhero tiger girl with jerry siegel in 1968, drew the toyline tiein microbots oneshot, and illustrated comic book adaptations of the television series family affair, the outer limits. As ive mentioned n a number of previous posts, my young comicsreading self of a half century or more ago had rather conservative tastes. Cover art by tom sutton miscredited to barry rockwell. Both issues, as well as all subsequent ones, were drawn by jack sparling hap hopper.
Journalist hal breese discovers a buried weapon invented by leonardo da vinci, but it is stolen and he must find a way to keep it from being used against the world. Charlton comics were also the last of the american comics to raise their price from ten cents to 12 cents in 1962. He worked on comic strips in the 40s for comics in the 50s to the 70s. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Original comic art for sale by artist jack sparling at. John edmond jack sparling june 21, 1916 february 15, 1997 was a canadian american comics artist.
He worked on comic strips in the for comics in the to the did many horror covers for dc comics. This book has 60 pages and was uploaded by tilliban on august 30, 20. May 28, 2014 john jack sparling was a favorite comic book artist of mine, primarily for his work on pirana, secret six, six million dollar man, valley of the gwangi and tiger girl. For western publishings gold key comics, he cocreated the superhero tiger girl with jerry siegel in 1968, drew the toyline tiein microbots oneshot, and illustrated comic book adaptations of the television series family affair, the outer limits, and adam12. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Under the infamous melting face cover youll witness underappreciated artists frank giacoia, nick cardy, shelly moldoff, bob powell, jack sparling, joe certa, and lin streeter, masters of the horror comics genre. Comic link the online vintage comic book and comic art. Comiclink is the online vintage comic book and comic art auction destination featuring comic book auctions spotlighting the most desirable cgc graded examples of key comics, as well as comic art auctions featuring the biggest names in comic book illustration from the golden age to the present. King savage is alarmed to learn as they meet the prisoner, that it is the same man who tortured him while he was serving a stint in a north korean prison and forced him the secret six are sent into china to extract a communist traitor who the chinese are holding. Together, binder and sparling had created the pirana a few months. No other web site has such a diverse selection of comic book artwork than. Jack sparling has 64 books on goodreads with 475 ratings.
Thanks again for your kindness and professional skills, ill be more than glad to buy from you again in the future gianfranco italy. In 1970 he created the educational comic book, what if they call me chicken. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Its like, who didnt he work for would be more like it. Strange adventures 182 a, nov 1965 comic book by dc. Jack sparling remained active until the late 1980s. Get the jump on new items at anthonys comic book art. One of the more successful mad mimics, created by comics legend joe simon, featuring an array of comedic talent. Lee majors head is stat and a large crease on bottom right hand corner. Trade sale sparling, jack hap hopper 1224 daily artist s. The original writer is unknown, but some later issues are credited to joe gill nukla, peacemaker and he may have cocreated the series as well.1587 1315 424 481 934 1087 377 226 1476 1524 555 451 1563 1029 126 401 499 1182 23 499 844 700 1260 572 469 971 1286 721 466 763 697 191 1329 1381 634 1214 1108